Hope to clean about 80% Ganga by March 2019: Gadkari

New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the work for cleaning the Ganga is going on in full swing and it is hoped about 80 per cent of the river will be clear by March next year.   “We hope to clean 70 […]

100 more community radio stations soon, says Smriti Irani

100 more community radio stations soon, says Smriti Irani

New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Central government on Thursday said it has planned to set up at least 100 more community radio stations across the country in 2018.   Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani made the announcement at the 15th Asia Media Summit here, in which 228 delegates from 39 countries are taking […]

No place like ‘Indian occupied Kashmir’, Sushma to J&K student

New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is just a tweet away for people in need, on Thursday questioned the origin of a youth from Jammu and Kashmir studying in the Philippines whose twitter profile said he is from “Indian occupied Kashmir” before assuring all help.   “If you are from […]

High-voltage campaign ends for Karnataka Assembly poll

Bengaluru, May 10 (IANS) A high-voltage, high-decibel campaign, often turning bitter and personal, for the May 12 Karnataka Assembly elections, billed as the quarterfinal before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls with huge stakes for both BJP and Congress, ended Thursday evening amidst predictions of a close fight and a hung Assembly.   Leaders of the […]

Growing up – why the UAE’s first vertical farm could be a regional gamechanger

Growing up – why the UAE’s first vertical farm could be a regional gamechanger

Greens and herbs grow in hydroponic technology and LED lights on Badia Farm in Dubai, March 22, 2018. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Rabiya Jaffery   Badia Farm grows greens in a controlled, indoors environment using hydroponic technology and LED lights.   ABU DHABI, May 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When people picture the United Arab Emirates, what […]

Juventus rout AC Milan to win 4th straight Coppa Italia

Juventus rout AC Milan to win 4th straight Coppa Italia

Rome, May 10 (IANS): Moroccan centre-back Medhi Benatia scored two second-half goals as Juventus pounded AC Milan 4-0 here to hoist the Coppa Italia for the fourth consecutive year and the record-extending 13th time in all.   After a goalless first half, Benatia opened the scoring with a header in the 56th minute on Wednesday. […]

Kiphire music fest concludes with enthralling performances

Kiphire music fest concludes with enthralling performances

One of the outstanding personalities receives bouquet and cash during the Kiphire Annual Music Fest 2018. (Morung Photo)   The tow-day first ever Kiphire Annual Music Fest 2018 ended on a high note featuring a prolific programme and the biggest line-up of artists ever drawing a crowd of more than 6000 audience in attendance.   […]

‘Need to re-evangelize & re-Christianize Nagas’

‘Need to re-evangelize & re-Christianize Nagas’

Graduating students present a special number during graduation ceremony of R5 Sinai Ministry Leadership School at Life Spring Corner, Dimapur on May 10. (Morung Photo)   R5 Sinai Ministry Leadership School graduation ceremony held   Morung Express News Dimapur | May 10   Former Principal of Dimapur Government College, Akok Walling has maintained that there […]

Reception function for AR bikers at Wokha

Reception function for AR bikers at Wokha

Bikers arrive for the reception function held at local ground, Wokha on May 10. (DIPR Photo)   Wokha, May 10 (DIPR): The 28 Assam Rifles, Wokha under the commandership of Col. Hiren Borah organised a reception function to welcome the bikers of Assam Rifles motorcycle rally on arrival at local ground, Wokha on May 10. […]

Lalu to remain under watch of camera at son’s marriage

Lalu to remain under watch of camera at son’s marriage

Ranchi, May 10 (IANS) Convicted and jailed RJD supremo Lalu Prasad will remain under constant watch of camera during the marriage of his eldest son Tej Pratap, said sources in the Birsa Munda Central Jail here, where he is currently lodged.   Lalu Yadav, who has been granted by the jail authorities three days’ parole […]